W. Ajili, C.B. Tovani, J. Fouassier, M. de Frutos, G. Laurent, P. Bertani, C. Djediat, F. Marin, S. Auzoux-Bordenave, T. Azaïs, N Nassif,* Inorganic phosphate in growing calcium carbonate abalone shell suggests a shared mineral ancestral precursor, Nat. Commun. 2022,13, 1496.

M. Robin, C.B. Tovani, J-M. Krafft, G. Costentin,* T. Azaïs, N. Nassif,* The Concentration of Bone-Related Organic Additives Drives the Pathway of Apatite Formation,Cryst. Growth Des. 2021, 21, 7, 3994–4004.

J. Silvent, M. Robin, C. Bussola Tovani, Y. Wang, F. Soncin, S. Delgado, T. Azaïs, C. Sassoye, M.M. Giraud-Guille, J.Y. Sire, N Nassif,* Collagen Suprafibrillar Confinement Drives the Activity of Acidic Calcium-Binding Polymers on Apatite Mineralization, Biomacromolecules 2021, 22, 7, 2802–2814.

M. Lama, B. Raveendranathan, J. Brun, F.M. Fernandes, C. Boissière, N. Nassif,* A. Marcellan,* Biomimetic Tough Gels with Weak Bonds Unravel the Role of Collagen from Fibril to Suprafibrillar Self-Assembly, Macromol. Biosci.2021, 21, 2000435.

C.B. Tovani, T. Oliveira, M. Pena, N. Nassif, S. Fukada, P.Ciancaglini, A. Gloter, A. Ramos,* Strontium Calcium Phosphate Nanotubes as Bioinspired Building Blocks for Bone Regeneration, ACS Appl Mater. Interfaces, 2020, 12(39), 43422–43434.

H. Rammal, M. Dubus, N. B Bercu, E. Mathieu, C. Terryn, M. Molinari, S. C. Gangloff, N. Nassif, C. Mauprivez, F. Quilès,* H. Kerdjoudj,* Mechanobiologically induced bone-like nodules: matrix characterization from micro to nanoscale-Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, 2020, 29, 102256.

W. Ajili, G.P. Laurent, N. Menguy, A. Gansmuller, S. Huchette, S. Auzoux-Bordenave, N. Nassif, T. Azaïs,* Chemical Heterogeneities within the Disordered Mineral domains of Aragonite Platelets in Nacre from the European Abalone Haliotis tuberculata, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2020, 124 (26), 14118–14130.

C. Salameh, F. Salviat, E. Bessot, M. Lama, J.M. Chassot, E. Moulongui, Y. Wang, M. Robin, A. Bardouil, M. Selmane, F. Artzner, A. Marcellan, C. Sanchez, M.M. Giraud-Guille, M. Faustini, R. Carminati, N. Nassif,* Origin of transparency in scattering biomimetic collagen materials, PNAS, 2020, 117 (22), 11947-11953.

M. Robin, S. Von Euw, G. Renaudin, S. Gomes, J-M. Krafft, N. Nassif, G. Costentin*, T. Azaïs*, Insights for OCP Identification in the Context of Apatite Biomineralization, CrystEngComm, 2020, 22, 2728-2742.

C. Gay, M.C. Verpont, V. Frochot, D. Bazin, M. Daudon, E. Letavernier, N. Nassif, O. Stephan, M. De Frutos.* Nanoscale analysis of Randall plaques by EELS spectromicroscopy: insights in early biomineral formation in human kidney, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 2, 1823–1836.

M. Lama, F.M. Fernandes, A. Marcellan, J. Peltzer, M. Trouillas, Sébastien Banzet, M. Grosbot, C. Sanchez, M.M. Giraud-Guille, J.J. Lataillade, B. Coulomb,* C. Boissière, N. Nassif.* Self-assembled Collagen Microparticles by Aerosol as a Versatile Platform for Injectable Anisotropic Materials, Small, 2020, 16 (4), 1902224.

T. Azaïs,* S. Von Euw, W. Ajili, S. Auzoux-Bordenave, P. Bertani, D. Gajan, L. Emsley, N. Nassif, A. Lesage. Contribution of DNP SENS to the structural description of surfaces and interfaces in biominerals, Solid State Nucl. Magn. Reson. 2019, 102, 2-11.

S. Von Euw, Y. Wang, G. Laurent, C. Drouet, F. Babonneau, N. Nassif, T. Azaïs.* Bone mineral: update on chemical composition according to the latest structural insights, Scientific Report 2019, 9:8456.

C. Bussola Tovani,* A. Gloter, T. Azaïs, M. Selmane, A. P. Ramos, N. Nassif.* Formation of Stable Strontium-Rich Amorphous Calcium Phosphate: Possible Effects on Bone Mineral, Acta Biomaterialia, 2019, 92, 315-324.

S. Von Euw,* T.H.C. Chan-Chang, C. Paquis,  B. Haye, G. Pehau-Arnaudet, F. Babonneau, T. Azaïs, N. Nassif. Organization of bone mineral: the role of mineral-water interactions, Geosciences 2018, 8(12), 466-483.

M. Alberic, E. Caspi, M. Bennet, W. Ajili, N. Nassif, T. Azais, A. Berner, P. Fratzl, E. Zolotoyabko, L. Bertinetti, Y. Politi.* The interplay between calcite, amorphous calcium carbonate and intra-crystalline organics in sea urchin skeletal elements Cryst. Growth Des. 2018, 18(4), 2189-2201.

S. Von Euw, W. Ajili, T.-H.-C. Chan-Chang, A. Delices, G. Laurent, F. Babonneau, N Nassif, Thierry Azaïs.* Amorphous surface layer versus transient amorphous precursor phase in bone – A case study investigated by solid-state NMR spectroscopy Acta Biomaterialia 2017, 59, 351-360.

M. Robin, C. Almeida, T. Azaïs, B. Haye, C. Illoul, J. Lesieur, M-M. Giraud-Guille, N. Nassif*, C. Hélary.* Involvment of 3D osteoblast migration and bone apatite in in vitro osteocytogenesis Bone 2016, 88, 146-156.

M-G. Willinger*, J. Polleux, M. Antonietti*, H. Coelfen, N. Pinna, N Nassif.* Structural evolution of aragonite superstructures obtained in the presence of the siderophore deferoxamine. CrystEngComm. 2015, 17, 21, 3927-3935.

J. Cosmidis, K. Benzerara*, N. Nassif, T. Tyliszczak, F. Bourdelle. Characterization of Ca-phosphate biological materials by scanning transmission X-ray microscopy (STXM) at the Ca L-2,L-3-, P L-2,L-3- and C K-edges. Acta Biomaterialia 2015, 12, 260-269.

Y. Wang, S. Von Euw, Laurent, C. Crevant, L. Bonhomme-Coury, M-M. Giraud-Guille, F. Babonneau, N. Nassif*, T. Azaïs.* Impact of collagen confinement vs. ionic substitutions on the local disorder in bone and biomimetic apatites, Mater. Horiz. 2014, 1, 224-231.

Y. Wang, S. Von Euw, F.M. Fernandes, S. Cassaignon, S. Mohammed, G. Laurent, G. Pehau-Arnaudet, C. Coelho, L. Bonhomme-Coury, M-M. Giraud-Guille, F. Babonneau, T. Azaïs*, N. Nassif.* Water-mediated structuring of bone apatite, Nat. Mater. 2013, 12 (12), 1144-1153.

J. Silvent, N. Nassif, C. Helary, T. Azais, J.Y. Sire*, M.M. Giraud-Guille*, Collagen osteoid-like model allows kinetic gene expression studies of non-collagenous proteins in relation with mineral development to understand bone biomineralization, PlosOne 2013, 8(2), e57344.

Y. Wang, T. Azaïs, M. Robin, A. Vallée, C. Catania, P. Legriel, G. Pehau-Arnaudet, F. Babonneau, M-M. Giraud-Guille*, N. Nassif.* The predominant role of collagen in the nucleation, growth, structure and orientation of bone apatite, Nat. Mater. 2012, 11 (8), 724-733.

Y. Wang, J. Silvent, M. Robin, F. Babonneau, A. Meddahi-Pelle, N. Nassif,* M.M. Giraud-Guille.* Controlled collagen assembly to build dense tissue−like materials for tissue engineering. Soft Matter 2011, 7, 9659−9664.

Review article: N. Nassif, J. Livage.* From diatoms to silica−based biohybrids. Chem. Soc. Rev. 2011, 40, 849−859.

N. Baccile, N. Nassif, L. Malfatti, I. N. A. Van Bogaert, W. Soetaert, G. Pehau-Arnaudet, F. Babonneau. Sophorolipids: a yeast-derived glycolipid as greener structure directing agents for self-assembled nanomaterials, Green Chem. 2010, 12, 1564-1567.

Review article: M.M. Giraud-Guille,* C. Hélary, S. Vigier, N. Nassif. Dense Fibrillar Collagen Matrices for Tissue Repair, Soft Matter 2010, 6 (50), 4963−4967.

N. Nassif,* F. Martineau, O. Syzgantseva, F. Gobeaux, M. Willinger, T. Coradin, S. Cassaignon, T. Azaïs, M.M. Giraud-Guille. In vivo inspired conditions to synthesize biomimetic hydroxyapatite, Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 3653–3663.

N. Nassif, F. Gobeaux, J. Seto, E. Belamie, P. Davidson, P. Panine, G. Mosser, P. Fratzl, M.M. Giraud-Guille.* Self-Assembled Collagen-Apatite Matrix with Bone-Like Hierarchy, Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 3307–3309.

P. Krattiger, N. Nassif, A. Völkel, Y. Mastai, H. Wennemers, H. Cölfen.* Investigation of active crystal morphogenesis peptide sequences from peptide libraries by crystallization on peptide functionalized beads, Colloids Surf., A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2010, 354, 218–225.

D. Portehault, S. Cassaignon*, N. Nassif, E. Baudrin, J.P Jolivet. A core-corona hierarchical manganese oxide and its formation by an aqueous soft chemistry mechanism, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 6441-4.

M. Page, N. Nassif,* H. Börner, M. Antonietti, H. Cölfen.* Mesoporous calcite by polymer templating, Cryst. Growth Des. 2008, 8(6), 1792-4.

M. Amoura, N. Nassif, C. Roux, J. Livage, T. Coradin.* Sol-gel encapsulation of cells is not limited to silica: long-term viability of bacteria in alumina matrices, Chem. Commun. 2007, 4015-7.

N. Gehrke, N. Nassif, N. Pinna, M. Antonietti, H.S. Gupta, H. Cölfen.* Retrosynthesis of nacre via amorphous precursor particles, Chem. Mater. 2005, 17(26), 6514-6.

N. Nassif,* N. Pinna, N. Gehrke, M. Antonietti, C. Jäger, H. Cölfen.* Amorphous layer around aragonite platelets in nacre, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 2005, 102(36), 12653-5.

N. Nassif,* N. Pinna, N. Gehrke, N. Shirshova, K. Tauer, M. Antonietti, H. Cölfen.* Synthesis of stable aragonite superstructures by a biomimetic crystallization pathway, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2005, 117, 6158-63.

N. Gehrke, H. Cölfen,* N. Pinna, M. Antonietti, N. Nassif.* Superstructures of calcium carbonate crystals by oriented attachment, Cryst. Growth Des. 2005, 5(4), 1317-9.

K. Tauer,* V. Khrenov, N. Shirshova, N. Nassif. Preparation and application of double hydrophilic block copolymer particles, Macromol. Symp. 2005, 226, 187-201.

N. Nassif, C. Roux, T. Coradin, M.N. Rager, O.M.M. Bouvet, J. Livage.* Bacteria quorum sensing in silica matrices, J. Mater. Chem. 2004, 14, 2264-8.

Review article: T. Coradin,* N. Nassif, J. Livage. Silica-alginate composites for microencapsulation, Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 2003, 61, 429-34.

N. Nassif, C. Roux, T. Coradin, M.N. Rager, O.M.M. Bouvet, J. Livage.* A sol-gel matrix to preserve the viability of encapsulated bacteria, J. Mater. Chem. 2003, 13, 203-8.

N. Nassif, A. Coiffier, C. Roux,* T. Coradin, J. Livage, O. Bouvet. Viability of bacteria in hybrid aqueous silica gels, J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 2003, 26, 1141-4.

N. Nassif, O. Bouvet, M.N. Rager, C. Roux, T. Coradin, J. Livage.* Living bacteria in silica gels, Nat. Mater. 2002, 1, 42-4.

Book Chapters

M.M. Giraud-Guille, N. Nassif, F.M. Fernandes. Collagen-based materials for tissue repair, from bio-inspired to biomimetic, in Bio-inspired Materials design: Function through Inner Architecture (RSC Smart Materials No. 4)(ed. P. Fratzl, J.W.C. Dunlop, and R. Weinkamer), 107-127 (Chap. 5), RSC Publishing, Cambridge, 2013.

T. Coradin, N. Nassif, Mimicking Biomineralization Processes: How far can we go?, In Biomimetic and Supramolecular Systems Research. Arturo H. Lima, Ed. (Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2008), chap. 7.


Review article: S. Cassaignon, R. de Maleprade, N. Nassif, J. Livage.* From living light to living materials, Materials Today: Proceedings 1S 2014, 209 – 215.

Actes de Congrès

M. Zuluaga, L. Couty, F. Fernandes, S. Seguier, N. Nassif, L. Lallement, A. Lafont, B. Coulomb. Wound repair efficiency of gingival fibroblasts secreted factors in models of inflammation, migration and contraction, Wound Repair and regeneration, 2013, 21 (6), A88-A88.

J. Silvent, N. Nassif, M.M. Giraud-Guille, J.Y. Sire. Morphology, mineral initiation and gene expression of human primary osteoblasts cultured on densefibrillar collagen matrices, Bone, 48 (2), S112−S112 (2011).

Y. Wang, N. Nassif, L. Bonhomme, C. Bonhomme, F. Babonneau, Jean-Marie Nedelec, S. Gomes, G. Renaudin, Edouard Jallot. Towards a Better Structural Characterization of Substituted Hydroxyapatites, 33rd International Congress on Ceramics ICC3, Osaka, Japan. pp.S13-026, 2010.

M. Amoura, C. Roux, N. Nassif, J. Livage, T. Coradin. 19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference (Davos, Suisse, juin 21, 2009), Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 73 (13), A38-A38 (2009).

N. Nassif, T. Coradin, C. Roux, O. Bouvet, J. Livage. Xth BRG Workshop: Bioencapsulation, Innovation and Technology (Prague, République Tchèque, avril 2002).


N. Nassif, F.M. Fernandes, C. Boissière, M.M. Giraud-Guille, C. Sanchez, WO2016FR51492 20160617: Suspensions de collagène injectables, leur procédé de préparation et leurs utilisations, notamment pour la formation de matrices denses de collagène.

N. Nassif, M. Robin, F. Salviat, Y. Wang, M.M. Giraud-Guille, WO2016FR51492 20160617: Method for preparing transparent collagen matrices

M.M. Giraud-Guille, N. Nassif, Y. Wang, A. Pellé, C. Hélary, WO2011FR51234 20110530: Dense fibrillar collagen matrices for tissue repair and the preparation method thereof

N. Nassif, F. Gobeaux, M.M. Giraud-Guille, G. Mosser, WO 2010/004182: Bone substitute, and method for the preparation thereof.